Iowans have a strong history of not depending on government. They often ask what can we do to help – one of those ways is to help in keeping public areas clean and attractive through the idea of taking on a certain level of responsibility for cleaning up or making the areas attractive is by adopting. 

To date, 1,274 groups have adopted portions of Iowa's highways contributing to keep 32% of these highways litter free!

Adopt-A-Highway Program

The Iowa Department of Transportation Adopt-A-Highway program offers many opportunities for individuals, families, organizations or groups to adopt areas. 

Discover areas along Iowa's roadways that are still available for adoption.

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